PLDW Partner Teno A. West Appointed to the Int'l Construction Resource Initiatives Council Board of Directors

Attorney West leads the firm's Municipal Infrastructure practice and is nationally recognized for his representation of governmental entities with respect to projects being undertaken pursuant to alternative delivery approaches, including design-build, design-build-operate and public-private partnerships.
By: Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - July 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Principal and Partner, Teno A. West, who leads the firm’s Municipal Infrastructure Team, was elected to serve on the international Board of Directors of the Construction Resource Initiatives Council (CRI). The CRI is a prominent global organization that supports “zero waste and sustainable communities everywhere.” Its “Mission 2030” initiative to eliminate the construction, renovation and demolition waste to landfill by 2030 is listed in the United Nations Environmental Program 10YFP (10 Year Framework Program).  Attorney West joins a prestigious multi-country leadership team of executives from China, the UK, and Canada who will host the CRI’s International Summit in Québec, Canada from Nov. 17 to 19, 2014. To learn more about CRI, visit

In May, PLDW’s municipal infrastructure practice was named the 2014 Infrastructure & Project Finance Law Firm of the Year – USA, by Corporate Livewire, a global source of news and information for corporate, financial and law firms, and individuals across every sector. The award recognizes the world’s leading businesses and professionals who continuously demonstrate innovation through ingenuity and commitment to excellence in their industries and “who standout as consistently showing best practice in every aspect of their work.”

Attorney West’s practice focuses primarily on representing local, regional and federal governments in the areas of public contracts, water law, solid waste management, environmental law, litigation, real property law, construction law, and public finance and procurement law. With over 20 years of experience, Attorney West is nationally recognized for his representation of governmental entities with respect to projects being undertaken pursuant to alternative delivery approaches, including design-build, design-build-operate and public-private partnerships, and he has drafted legislation required for the undertaking of such alternative procurements. He is the author of several published works in the areas of public-private partnerships in the U.S., and is a frequent guest speaker at national and international trade association events and global conferences.

The PLDW Municipal Infrastructure Team delivers responsive, cost-effective and strategic legal counsel and guidance to states, counties, municipalities and public authorities across the country seeking solutions to complex infrastructure needs. The firm’s municipal infrastructure attorneys are highly experienced lawyers at the forefront of new developments in efficient methodologies for water and sewer treatment, solid waste management, municipal buildings, recreational facilities, and other public infrastructure projects. The Team draws upon in-depth experience in multiple areas of law, as well as public finance, project management, real estate, contract maintenance and other disciplines to solve complicated legal issues on municipal projects from conception to completion. Whether a project involves financing, structuring contract documents, design-build, design-build-operate or the design of comprehensive public-private partnerships as it relates to a public project, PLDW attorneys deliver the fullest range of legal services to clients nationwide.

To contact Attorney West, email or call 914. 898.2497. To learn more about PLDW, visit or follow us on Twitter (@pldwllc) and stay up-to-date with the firm’s activities on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.

About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC

The attorneys and staff at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) are committed to developing practical and cost-effective solutions while also being supportive of the community in a meaningful way. PLDW has developed a business model that combines international expertise with a more cost-effective delivery system that involves cross training of lawyers and a more practical approach to problem solving. The primary areas of practice for the firm include administrative, corporate and municipal law, civil litigation, employment, government relations, real estate and commercial lending and estate planning and special masterships. The partners demand of themselves and those on the PLDW team an unparalleled sense of urgency and responsiveness which is derived from an authentic appreciation of their clients and the communities in which they serve. For more information, visit

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